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Olly joined the Department of Political Economy in October 2018. His research focusses on modelling the endogeneity of preferences to the workplace and other organisations, with experimental evidence. He is funded by the London Interdisciplinary Social Sciences DTP (ESRC). Olly holds a BSc in Political Economy from KCL (2014-17) and an MSc in Behavioural and Experimental Economics from UEA (2017-18). He works alongside his PhD as a macroeconomist at HM Treasury and as a TA at KCL (Topics in Economic Theory) and City University (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics).

Doctoral Research

Endogenising preferences to the workplace: theory and experimental evidence

Research interests

  • Behavioural and experimental economics
  • Economics of culture
  • Psychological game theory
  • Public policy
  • Applied econometrics
  • Philosophy of science


Professor Amrita Dhillon and Professor Shaun Hargreaves-Heap